HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Biological Challenges to Humanity: Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens

The Whitehead Symposium, the Institute's longest-running outreach program, celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. Researchers from around the nation and the world will gather at Kresge Auditorium on the Massachusetts Institute for Technology campus to discuss "Biological Challenges to Humanity: Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens."

While we have more information than ever before on viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens that plague humanity, new concerns are constantly arising--from drug resistant organisms to the threat of biological weapons. Armed with increasing amounts of genomic data and new biotechnologies, scientists are addressing these arising challenges to better understand how pathogens interact with hosts and the environment. The distinguished speakers will discuss the latest results at the forefront of infectious disease research.

Each year, the three-day seminar on a topic selected for its timeliness and broad scientific appeal attracts over 1,000 scientists from the national and international research community.


'"/>

Contact: Nadia Halim
halim@wi.mit.edu
617-258-9183
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
4-Oct-2002


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Biological oceanographers examine regime shifts in complex marine ecosystems
2. Biological computer diagnoses cancer and produces drug in a test tube
3. Biological cause of one form of blindness identified by SLU researchers
4. Biological trick reveals key step in melatonins regulation
5. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences to offer forum
6. Biological clock more influenced by temperature than light
7. Systematics at a Crossroads: Biological and Philosophical Arguments
8. Biological and chemical agents in terrorism examined at AAN Annual Meeting
9. Biological evidence can persuade people to change unhealthy habits
10. Biological warfare: an emerging threat in the 21st century
11. Biological clock gene in bees found to have another function

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/26/2018)... ... August 23, 2018 , ... Clinical laboratories have increasingly adopted ... more commonly used analytical techniques. However, implementation can be daunting due to the ... of methods that must be undertaken by the laboratory if they are laboratory ...
(Date:8/23/2018)... ... August 22, 2018 , ... RURO, Inc., ... latest version of its rapidly growing cloud-based laboratory information system. , With the ... as the company’s triple digit growth throughout 2018, the RURO team has been ...
(Date:8/17/2018)... ... August 16, 2018 , ... ... NXT-Dx, an established epigenetics service provider based in Gent, Belgium. NXT-Dx provides ... DNA methylation assays using pyrosequencing or Next-Generation Sequencing and Illumina’s Infinium Methylation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:9/12/2018)... ... September 11, 2018 , ... Sterlitech Corporation, a global ... (FO) membranes from Fluid Technology Solutions (FTS H2O) to their offering of filtration ... from cellulose triacetate (CTA) material. The highly hydrophilic nature of the CTA FO ...
(Date:9/7/2018)... ... 06, 2018 , ... Flagship Biosciences’ MuscleMap algorithm that supports ... as effective as manual pathology. The study, “Validation of a Muscle-Specific Tissue Image-Analysis ... in the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine on August 31, 2018. Download ...
(Date:8/29/2018)... ... August 28, 2018 , ... ... spinal implants, announced today the successful completion of a $5.5 million funding round ... Purdue’s Foundry Investment Fund, Commenda Capital, and Ellipsis Ventures. , “Our investment in ...
(Date:8/29/2018)... ... 2018 , ... USDM Life Sciences , the leading risk management, technological ... that Manu Vohra will deliver a presentation at the BoxWorks 2018 conference ... for GxP in 30 Days” , When: Thursday, August 30, 1:00-1:50 PM PT, Where: ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: